The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 115 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£345 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -
Knowledge Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Scotland region.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Scotland region.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £345 -
Knowledge Management
UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) TWiki
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix